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March 2017

Biology Department to Launch Red-Tailed Hawk Nest Cam

March 20, 2017

The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences is embarking on a new wave of interdisciplinary teaching and research, thanks to a generous gift by an alumna of the University. Anne Marie Patti Higgins ’76, G’90, a local nurse practitioner and family therapist, has donated funds for the establishment of the University’s first red-tailed hawk nest cam. Read more

Announcing the 2017 Orange Circle Award Winners

March 2, 2017

Syracuse University will celebrate philanthropy and honor some of the most altruistic members of the SU community at the Phanstiel Lecture and Orange Circle Awards—the signature events of Philanthropy Week 2017. The celebration will take place Thursday, March 23, at 4 p.m. in Room 304 A, B, C of the Schine Student Center. The lecture will be immediately followed by Read more

February 2017

Saltz Awarded Grant from 2U to Study Online Learning

February 27, 2017

School of Information Studies (iSchool) Associate Professor Jeffrey Saltz has received a research grant from education technology company 2U to study student learning and outcomes in online education environments. In 2016, 2U and the iSchool entered a partnership to deliver the iSchool’s master of science programs online via 2U’s learning platforms. This is the company’s first year awarding research grants Read more

Gov. John Kasich to Deliver Keynote Address at Newhouse School’s Toner Prize Celebration March 27

February 20, 2017

Ohio Gov. John R. Kasich will be the keynote speaker at the award celebration for the Toner Prize for Excellence in Political Reporting on March 27 in Washington, D.C. The Toner Prize, sponsored by the Newhouse School, honors the life and work of late alumna Robin Toner ’76, the first woman to be national political correspondent for The New York Read more

Department of African American Studies Hosts Third Annual John L. Johnson Lecture, featuring Marlo D. David

February 16, 2017

The Department of African American Studies in the College of Arts and Sciences will present the Third Annual John L. Johnson Lecture, featuring Marlo D. David, associate professor of English and women’s, gender, and sexuality at Purdue University, on Monday, Feb. 20, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Peter Graham Scholarly Commons, Room 114, E.S. Bird Library. David’s presentation Read more

New Internship Links Janklow Arts Leadership Program and Atlanta Ballet

February 15, 2017

A new partnership between the Janklow Arts Leadership Program in the College of Arts and Sciences and Atlanta Ballet creates a unique opportunity for a student to get hands-on arts experience. The new program, which starts in July 2017, follows the same pattern as Janklow internships with the Florida Grand Opera in Miami and the Seattle Art Museum. One student Read more

January 2017

Hidden Treasure in Special Collections Embodies Syracuse University Spirit

January 31, 2017

In the depths of the archives of Syracuse University Libraries, a collection of materials highlighting a special connection between an early 20th-century typeface designer and the University caught the curiosity of curator William T. La Moy. His searching revealed an important piece of University history and, ultimately, led to a distinctive new typeface to represent the University. La Moy, curator Read more

Mark Your Calendar: Fall 2017 Is Full of Orange Events

January 27, 2017

Alumni, family and friends are invited to spend time on campus this fall during three exciting, event-filled weekends that celebrate what it means to be Orange and highlight all that we are proud of at Syracuse University. Campus will be abuzz during CBT XII Sept. 14-17, Orange Central Oct. 5-8 and Family Weekend Oct. 13-15. Registration is now open for Read more

Tillman Scholars Applications Now Open

January 25, 2017

The application process for the Tillman Scholars program, which funds education for student veterans and spouses of veterans, will open Feb. 1. The scholarship honors Pat Tillman. In 2002, Tillman, a starting safety for the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals, put his football career on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat’s Read more

University Debuts One University Awards Ceremony

January 25, 2017

Syracuse University will debut a One University Awards Ceremony on April 25 in Hendricks Chapel. The first in what will be an annual event, the awards ceremony will convey two major University awards—the Chancellor’s Medal for Outstanding Achievement and the Chancellor’s Citation for Excellence. The event is scheduled for 5-6:30 p.m., with a reception to follow. The year 2017 marks Read more

Stromer-Galley Secures $11.5 Million for Decision-Making Research

January 23, 2017

Can an application help intelligence analysts engage in better reasoning and produce reports that help decision makers make better decisions? A multidisciplinary team of researchers from Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, Colorado State University and SRC Inc. aims to answer this question by developing digital tools for improving reasoning and decision making. The team, led by School of Information Read more

Winston Fisher ’96 Tackles Mammoth Marathon Challenge

January 18, 2017

Winston Fisher ’96 is proving once again that he will go to great lengths of physical endurance to support the organization founded by his family that assists military veterans known as the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund. Already, Fisher has competed in a 3,000-mile cross country bike race (Race Across America) in support of the fund. On Jan. 23, he’ll embark Read more

University to Host ‘Redefining Inclusion’ Events in San Francisco, Los Angeles

January 18, 2017

The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center for Inclusive Higher Education will be on the road next week, bringing its message of lifelong inclusion to San Francisco and Los Angeles on Jan. 25 and 26, respectively, to kick off a series of events called “Redefining Inclusion.” Colleges and universities across the United States are placing more emphasis on disability and inclusion. “We Read more

Mark Jackson Named Executive Director of Program Development

January 17, 2017

Mark Jackson has been appointed the new executive director of program development in the Division of Advancement and External Affairs. Jackson, who was administrator of business and human resources for District 4 of the Ohio Department of Transportation, began in his new role in November. In the Office of Program Development, Jackson is responsible for operational excellence and fostering partnerships Read more

Boeheim Foundation Provides Dome Sensory Safety Kits

January 12, 2017

The Jim & Juli Boeheim Foundation and Life is Washable, Inc., are teaming up to bring Friendly Access Sensory Safety Kits™ to the Carrier Dome.  Individuals with Autism, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury and various sensory challenges will now be able to enjoy all Dome events with the complimentary use of the Friendly Access kits, which are now available at Carrier Read more

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